The Things We Wish Were True by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen audiobook

The Things We Wish Were True: A Novel

By Marybeth Mayhew Whalen
Read by Taylor Ann Krahn

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In an idyllic small-town neighborhood, a near tragedy triggers a series of dark revelations. From the outside, Sycamore Glen, North Carolina, might look like the perfect all-American neighborhood. But behind the white picket fences lies a web of secrets that reach from house to house. Up and down the streets, neighbors quietly bear the weight of their own pasts—until an accident at the community pool upsets the delicate equilibrium. And when tragic circumstances compel a woman to return to Sycamore Glen after years of self-imposed banishment, the tangle of the neighbors’ intertwined lives begins to unravel. During the course of a sweltering summer, long-buried secrets are revealed, and the neighbors learn that it’s impossible to really know those closest to us. But is it impossible to love and forgive them?

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Summary

Summary

In an idyllic small-town neighborhood, a near tragedy triggers a series of dark revelations.

From the outside, Sycamore Glen, North Carolina, might look like the perfect all-American neighborhood. But behind the white picket fences lies a web of secrets that reach from house to house.

Up and down the streets, neighbors quietly bear the weight of their own pasts—until an accident at the community pool upsets the delicate equilibrium. And when tragic circumstances compel a woman to return to Sycamore Glen after years of self-imposed banishment, the tangle of the neighbors’ intertwined lives begins to unravel.

During the course of a sweltering summer, long-buried secrets are revealed, and the neighbors learn that it’s impossible to really know those closest to us. But is it impossible to love and forgive them?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“With skill and compassion, Marybeth Whalen digs beneath the surface of a quiet suburban neighborhood to reveal its darker secret side. Full of unexpected twists and sympathetic, relatable characters, The Things We Wish Were True is both surprising and heartwarming and it’s sure to have you examining your own peaceful neighborhood with new eyes.” Diane Chamberlain, USA Today bestselling author

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Author Bio: Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

Author Bio: Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

Marybeth Mayhew Whalen is the author of The Mailbox, She Makes It Look Easy, The Guest Book, and The Wishing Tree. She is the director of She Reads, an online book club focused on spotlighting the best in women’s fiction. Whalen lives with her family in North Carolina.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.25
Audience: Adult
Language: English